To estimate the cost of graduate school tuition for the LMBA and MSM programs, here are the costs for 2017-2018 academic year: 


Leadership MBA:
MS in Management:
Per Course Tuition Rate:1

Core or Elective: $3,510

Global Focus: $3,5102

Per Course Tuition Rate:1

Core course: $3,510


Pay by Mail

Graduate school tuition and fees can be paid via cash, check, or with the following credit cards: American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. Checks can be dropped off at the Lake Forest campus or Schaumburg location, or mailed to the Manager of Student Financial Accounts at:

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management

1905 W. Field Court

Lake Forest, IL 60045

Please include the student account number or invoice number clearly on the check.

Pay Online

Students can also submit payments online via the student portal. Here, students will have the option of paying via direct debit/ACH or credit card. Please note that payments made using a credit card will incur a 2.4% convenience fee charged at the time of payment, while direct debit/ACH payments will incur no additional processing fee. Please allow 24 to 48 hours for processing.

Purchasing Textbooks

Students are responsible for purchasing textbooks. To obtain a listing of textbooks, visit our online bookstore and follow the drop-down menus to identify which books you will need for class. Some courses may not require a textbook.

For more information about tuition and fees, please contact the LFGSM Business Office.

  1. Course tuition for 2017-18 academic year. Tuition is increased annually, effective in the Fall Term of each academic year.

  2. Subject to exchange rate fluctuations, based on double occupancy (premium tuition applies). These courses require the payment of a supplemental international travel fee and airfare.